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2016 Call for Proposals: Summer Technology Exploration Grants (STEP)

2016 Call for Proposals: Summer Technology Exploration Grants (STEP)

2016 Call for Proposals Summer Technology Exploration Program (STEP) Grants    The Office of the Provost and Information Systems are excited to announce the 6th annual STEP grant call for proposals. This joint grant program has and will continue to provide funding for faculty summer projects to explore new and existing technologies with the potential […]

Waving to the Future—3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

Waving to the Future—3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

By Sophia Bredice, I.S. Fellow Cyrus Liu, a rising Wake Forest senior from Beijing, has taken his passion for computer science to the next level. After receiving one of Wake Forest’s undergraduate research Fellowships, Cyrus has constructed a prosthetic hand that mirrors the movement of his own. Faculty Advisor and Computer Science Professor Dr. Jennifer Burg […]

Big Data and Native Languages

Big Data and Native Languages

By Evan Woolford, I.S. Bridge Associate Jerid Francom, Professor of Spanish and Linguistics at Wake Forest University, has been fascinated with languages since his time spent abroad in Spain. His work aims to facilitate professors and students in understanding the similarities and differences between dialects of the Spanish language and how his research can be used […]

Proposals funded: Carroll, Rejeski, Marsh

Proposals funded: Carroll, Rejeski, Marsh

Physics professor Dave Carroll’s proposal, “Organic Thermoelectrics: The Matrix Composite Approach,” has been funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (WFU funding agency). Read more about Professor Carroll’s work here. In health and exercise science, a proposal submitted by professors Tony Marsh and Jack Rejeski, “Cooperative Lifestyle […]

STEP 2013 Participants + Project Titles

STEP 2013 Participants + Project Titles

STEP 2013 Participants and Project Titles   Bernadine Barnes, Paul Marley, Brenda Knox “Art wherever you are”: The History of Western Art taught as an online summer course   Carole Browne, Brenda Knox Developing a Blended/ Online Course in Bioethics   Bill Conner, Jeff Muday, Bakhit Kourman Bioinspiration and biomimetics: an online Biology/ Engineering/ Entrepreneurship […]

STEP – The Media Watch

STEP – The Media Watch

With the support of funding from the Summer Grants for Exploration of Educational Technology (STEP), a public domain website based on social media research conducted by Wake Forest Professor Ananda Mitra was launched at the annual e-Society 2014 Conference in Madrid last month. TheMediaWatch.com is the outcome of nearly three years of research and international collaboration […]

Submit your STEP proposal today!

Submit your STEP proposal today!

Submit your Summer Technology Exploration Program (STEP) proposal! STEP is a joint grant program sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Dean of the College.  Both offices have joined pedagogical forces to: expand the support for Reynolda campus faculty wishing to explore technology-enhanced teaching and learning or technology-enhanced scholarly or creative […]

Demon Deacon Drones

Demon Deacon Drones

The international landscape for aviation technology is changing rapidly.  Australia recently announced plans to spend $2.7bn on border unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAV patrols and businesses across the United States are turning to domestic drone technology for economic success. The story is no different down in the western Amazon region of South America.  There, Wake […]

College women encouraged to pursue computer science

College women encouraged to pursue computer science

Hilary Burns (’14) recently contributed an article to USA Today’s College section.  It describes the emerging trend of women in the field of computer science. You can read the article by clicking here. —

Take an Hour or Two. Get Computer Smart.

Take an Hour or Two. Get Computer Smart.

It’s a new year and a great time to take advantage of the many technology classes being offered by the Information Systems Learning Team! Here is a list of classes that are offered over the next couple of months: Date Link to Class Information/Registration 1/27/14 Just Google It: Lunch and Learn 1/28/14 Exploring Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 1/28/14 Microsoft Excel […]

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